The Ominous Eye (Nocturnals #2) (Hardcover)

By Tracey Hecht, Kate Liebman (Illustrator)

Fabled Films Press, 9781944020033, 208pp.

Publication Date: September 20, 2016

List Price: 15.99*
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Description

"The best stories always take place in the dark " -- R.L. Stine

Join Dawn, Bismark and Tobin as they set out to investigate the source of a violent jolt that fractures the earth Along their journey, the Nocturnal Brigade meets an unfamiliar reptile--a tuatara named Polyphema--who reveals that a giant beast caused the destruction and will soon strike again. Polyphema with her special insights, is the only one who can help the Nocturnal Brigade stop this fearsome predator... but can she be trusted? With help from an owl, the jerboas, and some kiwis, the animals set a trap since surrender is not an option against this relentless beast.

The Nocturnals is a critically acclaimed middle grade series about three unlikely friends--Dawn, a serious fox, Tobin, a sweet pangolin, and Bismark, the loud mouthed, pint sized sugar glider. Discover the friendships, teamwork, and humor, as the Nocturnal Brigade solves the unpredictable mysteries of the night.

Bonus full color illustrations at the start of each chapter

Visit the Nocturnals World online to download printable activities including makerspace crafts, word games, STEM projects, Bingo, language arts and science educator guides, and more



About the Author

Tracey Hecht has written, directed, and produced for film. The American Booksellers Association chose the first book in her critically acclaimed middle grade series, The Nocturnals: The Mysterious Abductions, as a Kids' Indie Next List pick. Last year, she expanded the series to include early reader books, The Peculiar Possum and The Slithery Shakedown, so that families could share the reading experience together. In partnership with the New York Public Library, Tracey created a Read Aloud Writing Program that she has since conducted--both in person and virtually--in over eighty-five schools, libraries, and bookstores across the country. Tracey currently splits her time between New York City and Oquossoc, Maine, with her husband, four children, and dog, Penny.